It's a boy for Mark-Paul Gosselaar!

Mark-Paul Gosselaar and his wife have welcomed a baby boy. What do you think of the name?

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Saved by the Bell fans (I know you're out there), rejoice! Another alum has welcomed a baby.

Yes, Saved by the Bell alum/Franklin & Bash star Mark-Paul Gosselaar, 39, and his wife, Catriona McGinn, welcomed a baby boy at around noon, yesterday (Monday, Sept. 30). His rep confirmed the news to People Magazine.

“We are overjoyed with the new addition to our family," the proud dad tells People. "We are madly in love with our little boy. . . . He is healthy and just perfect — all we could ask for.”

And the baby's name is... Dekker Edward Gosselaar.

Two weeks ago, in an interview with People, Mark-Paul hinted that the name was "not traditional" and "not too quirky." It's "different," he said, "but it's not something odd."


This is the first child for advertising exec Catriona, and the third for Mark-Paul — who has two kids, Ava Lorenn, 7, and Michael Charles, 9.5, from his previous marriage.

Congrats to the family!

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This article was originally published on Oct 01, 2013

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